Susan Rovner Sets Heads Of Scripted, Alternative, Latenight At NBCU

Lisa Katz, Rod Aissa, Jenny Groom, Katie Hockmeyer, Tracie Wilson and Jen Neal will each oversee a wide swath of original content for Peacock, NBC, Syfy, USA Network, Oxygen, Bravo, E! and Universal Kids as part of the company’s consolidation. Layoffs will be next.

Katie Hockmeyer To Lead NBC Latenight

Katie Hockmeyer has been named executive vice president of late night programming at NBC Entertainment. She will report to NBC Entertainment co-chairmen George Cheeks and Paul Telegdy, where she will work on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Late Night with Seth Meyers, Saturday Night Live and newly launched latenight addition, A Little Late with Lilly Singh. Hockmeyer will guide programming strategy and be the network liaison for all things latenight at NBC, according to the company.

‘Tonight’ Showrunner Josh Lieb Exits

Josh Lieb is exiting Jimmy Fallon’s late-night series for an overall deal at Universal Television, where he will return to writing. The show is subsequently expanding the roles of producers Katie Hockmeyer, Gerard Bradford and Mike DiCenzo.